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 Our Purposes

  • To promote an understanding of the general objectives of business teaching on the part of the business teachers of the state of Kansas in high schools, private schools, parochial schools and colleges.
  • To promote and facilitate programs and activities within the state of Kansas designed to assist all business teachers to grow in their profession.
  • To improve business education in Kansas as the K-NEA strives to improve all education.

Letter from KBEA President – Kim Dhority 2017

Kim Dhority KBEA President


2017 Conference Information

Conference Flyer 

Make plans now to attend the 2017 Business Education Conference on October 1 – 2!  This year’s conference has a new location, fantastic sessions to help you make it through the year, and a social hour!  It’s important to keep our organization strong … plan to join KBEA and attend the conference!

2017 Convention
New Location
Hotel at Old Town – Wichita, KS

Important Conference Information

Conference Schedule:  2017 KBEA Schedule

Membership Link:  https://fs16.formsite.com/kbea/form12/index.html

Conference Registration:  https://fs16.formsite.com/kbea/form14/index.html

To make hotel reservations:  https://goo.gl/vhpXT8

•Hotel Code:  KBEA2017

***Reservations must be made by September 11 to get the hotel discount***

May also call the hotel and request specific rooms

To enroll for college credit:  https://bakeruniversity.formstack.com/forms/ks_bus_education_conf

Mountain Plains Business Education Award

Do you have a colleague who deserves recognition for their innovative classroom ideas or their outstanding leadership in Business, Marketing or Information Technology education?

Now would be a good time to nominate them for a Mountain-Plains Business Education Award in one of the following categories:

  • Middle Level Business Teacher
  • Secondary Business Teacher
  • Post-secondary Business Teacher
  • Senior College or University Business Teacher
  • Administrator or Supervisor of Business Education
  • Contributions to Business Education by an Institution, Organization, Business Firm, or Government Agency
  • Secondary Rookie Business Teacher
  • Contributions by a Business Education Program (Middle Level, High School Community College, and/or College Business Education Program).

Nominations are due by March 1, 2017. All nomination forms and a listing of past winners are posted on the Awards page at www.mpbea.org.

Lori Henneberg
Kansas Representative, Mountain-Plains Business Education Association Board of Directors

The August 2017 Kansas Business Teacher Newsletter has conference information!  Check it out! 


 Become a KBEA Member!  

Membership for KBEA runs from August 1 – July 31.   

Click here to complete your membership application:  https://goo.gl/iFvFKo

If you are interested in becoming a member of KBEA please complete the online form on the Membership Page!


We are all looking for new, innovative things to incorporate into our classrooms!  Are you willing to share a fantastic teaching idea to other business teachers and win an award?  Get details on the Awards and Scholarship page!

Due September 20!

Become a KBEA Board Member!

Are you interested in serving on the KBEA board?

Email past president, Nicole Friesen @ nfriesen@usd259.net, and let her know of your interest! You may contact Nicole at nfriesen@usd259.net.

KBEA Scholarship Applications Due May 30! 

Please share with your business education students the news that  KBEA voted to offer two $250 scholarships to students for undergraduate work in business education or graduate work in a business related field.  Applications for the scholarship will be submitted to KBEA Past-President Nicole Friesen @nfriesen@usd259.net by May 30!   Please see the KBEA Scholarship page for more information!!

KBEA Outstanding Educator Nominations Due May 30!

In an effort to recognize outstanding teaching and service to the field of business education in Kansas, the Kansas Business Education Association will annually accept nominations and recognize an outstanding rookie secondary business educator, an outstanding secondary business educator, and an outstanding post-secondary business educator.  Nominations are due May 30, 2016!  See the Awards Page for more information!